- From the EvalForward community
Visual tools are powerful - Handle with care!Reflections on the Evalforward discussion ‘Can visual tools help evaluators communicate and engage better?’
Leaving no one behind: Meaningful inclusion of persons with disabilities in evaluationsMany evaluators work in contexts where there is little to no existing data to help identify persons with disabilities for participation in evaluations, and other consultation or assessments.
What kind of evaluator are you? Exploring different evaluator paradigmsThis blog explores the different paradigms evaluators may have and questions how these paradigms interplay with evaluators’ backgrounds and influence their practices.
Will artificial intelligence replace us as evaluators?Technological progress can make jobs obsolete, will evaluators follow suit?
“Here we go again” - A lack of learning in the monitoring and evaluation of agriculture projectsThere is an apparent irony in the fact that systems supposedly designed to help us learn from experience have been so reluctant to learn from their own experience.
Evaluators are interpreters. What about ChatGPT?Is Artificial Intelligence smart enough to make our evaluation work easier, and how far we can go with using it?
Monitoring and evaluation in the agriculture and rural development sectors ‒ reflections on the NEC Conference
Three lessons from an SDG evaluation: doing away with tunnel visionFAO Office of Evaluation is currently concluding its evaluation of FAO’s contribution to Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, “ensuring availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all”.
Complexity and simplicity in Theory of Change reviewsThe Theory of Change (ToC) has emerged as an important instrument in many evaluations of projects and programmatic interventions.
The skeptical turn in evaluation (and what to do with it)Impressions on the keynote speech by Estelle Raimondo and Peter Dahler-Larsen at the EES Conference, 10 June 2022
Principles for a healthy relationship between evaluators and expertsEvaluations led by international development agencies need a combination of different types of expertise.